Transilvania University of Brașov and International Society for Humor Studies are jointly organising the 16th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter Theory, Research and Applications (ISSH 16), Brașov, 4-9 July 2016. Being a site for collaborative exchanges between scholars coming from various domains, the event addresses to PhD students and practitioners in the fields of cultural and language studies, psychology and medical sciences and even from the field of computer sciences, all having in common the interest for HUMOUR as a complex interdisciplinary phenomenon. More than 20 hours of lectures  and specialized workshops are accompanied by Symposium (where you can present your research, get proficient feedback and get your paper published after peer-review) and Meet the lecturer sessions.

The organisers invite you to take part in the event as a full participant (see the registration conditions and fees at, either as aspecialized participant (attending 3-5 lectures or workshops that match your area of study/ interest – 100 EUR) or as a daily participant (taking part in all the events scheduled for a specific day – 60 EUR).

The specialized and daily participant fees are only valid for Romanian participants, on condition that they register via e-mail (at, no later than June 15, 2016, within a limited no. of 10 participants.

For further details regarding the speakers and former summer schools, visit the dedicated website –

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